Pork for Tamales

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Pork cooked in a fragrant and flavorful onion and spice broth makes a perfect filling for your tamales.

INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):


  • Trim fat from pork butt. Cut into chunks and place in a large saucepan. Add water, onion, garlic, bay leaf, salt, peppercorns and chile pepper. Bring to a boil; skim foam from surface. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 1 hour.
  • Drain broth, let meat cool and shred with a fork. Refrigerate overnight if desired.